Wednesday, 23 February 2011
The future is closer than you think, flying cars are ready to buy now.
The Parajet Skycar is the world's first street legal flying car. It may look more like a dune buggy, and it flies more like a paraglider than the cars in Futurama, but you can buy one now for £55k. The car was taken from London to Timbuktu - 3700 miles - by the creator and a former British army officer showing it can cope with the extremes of the Sahara, (and driving in London!).
See more on the Parajet website. If only that was a referral link and my readers could be persuaded to buy one..
Perhaps this is more like the image that 'flying car' brings to mind:
UPDATE: After writing this, I browsed to XKCD and had a 'Randall, get out of my head' moment:
Posted by Stuff that matters, stuff that don't at 15:12